MST Therapist

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Location:

Grand Island, NE 

Category:

Licensed Mental Health Professional
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Job Views:

918

Zip Code:

68803

Employment Type:

Full time

Loan Forgiveness?:

Yes

Posted:

02.01.2017
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Job Description:

MST Therapist needed to join a great mental health clinic on a full time basis.

Assessment Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that intake forms (including research materials) are properly and accurately completed.

  • Ensure that the client has had ample opportunity to provide all information necessary to produce an accurate and complete assessment of family strengths and needs.

  • Determine an appropriate preliminary diagnosis and pre-discharge planning to be included in assessment materials.

Behavioral Healthcare Treatment Responsibilities:

  • Staff each new case with other therapists and in MST supervision and consultation in a peer review format to share preliminary treatment plans and receive feedback.

  • Involve the consumer in the formation of the treatment plan.

  • Write the treatment plan according to MST standards, incorporating feedback from the client and the peer review process, and includes overarching goals and intermediate objectives.

  • Review and update the treatment plan and documents the review process in accordance with program policy and MST standards

  • Coordinate appropriate services to successfully complete treatment plan and coordinate with other programs to facilitate integration of MST within the continuum of services.

  • Deliver all services according to MST principles and practices.

Crisis Response Responsibilities:

  • Provide crisis response services including taking emergency phone calls, and making emergency visits as needed for one week at a time as part of the MST program on-call rotation.

  • Attend to emergencies as they arise whenever on-duty and available, including handling emergency phone calls and making emergency visits as necessary.

Operational and External Relationship Responsibilities:

  • Maintain adequate availability for clients and those in their system.

  • Accurately and consistently complete and maintain all required documentation and paperwork in a timely manner.

  • Complete regular reviews of client charts and treatment plans and document such reviews according to Mid-Plains Center’s policy.

  • Develop and foster a working relationship with referral sources, including, but not limited to: School personnel, healthcare professionals, law enforcement and judicial officers, mental health professionals, and social services agencies and personnel.

  • Follow up on all referrals received to ensure that clients receive appropriate and timely services.

  • Follow up on no-shows and continuously improving quality of services to ensure client retention.

Success Factors:

  • Strong therapy skills based on confidence, competence and ability to provide mentoring and support to others.

  • Ability to work with a wide variety of individuals and personalities in a way that exhibits integrity.

  • A positive attitude and strong work ethic with the ability to work effectively within the values, structure, and mission of the organization.

  • A clear understanding of the behavioral healthcare systems in Nebraska and strong relationships with various community partners.

Qualifications :

  • Education and licensure (either/or provisional or fully licensed) as a Mental Health Practitioner.

  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken). Bilingual fluency in English/Spanish is desired.

  • Must have reliable transportation and be willing to transport consumers as needed.

Benefits Offered:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Retirement (After 1 year)

  • Student Loan Assistance

  • Short and Long Term Disability

  • Life Insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master's

Required license or certification:

  • PLMHP, PLCSW, LMHP, LCSW, LIMHP

Company Info
Mid-Plains Center for Behavioral Healthcare Services, Inc. 914 Baumann Dr
Grand Island, NE, United States

Phone: 3083951046
Web Site: www.midplainscenter.org

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